Palette

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Naga el-Erian, Cemetery 116, Grave 179

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 0.9 x 10.3 cm (4 1/2 x 3/8 x 4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

116/179

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Fragment of rectangular palette that is composed of dark gray stone with creamy beige inclusions. “116/179” is written on it in pencil.

Provenance

From Qurta (ASN116/179). 1911. Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia